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The post office in Mahindra World City was upgraded into a delivery post office since Monday with four women employees. Photo: D.Gopalakrishnan
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The post office in Mahindra World City was upgraded into a delivery post office since Monday with four women employees. Photo: D.Gopalakrishnan

At World City, an all-women post office

Postwomen are ready to cover the large distances between IT companies to deliver letters quickly. »
Victoria Public Hall. Photo: V. Ganesan

Heritage buildings to get a facelift

The city is setting out to present its best self to the visitors to the Global Investors Meet. Part of this is to give spruce up some of the fine heritage structures the city can boast of. G... »
Students of Bhavan's Rajaji Vidyashram browsing CBSE class X results in Chennai. Photo: M. Vedhan.

Long wait, but happy ending

Dhyan Bohra of Kilpauk had to wait for over an hour after the CBSE class X results for the Chennai region was declared on Thursday.“The computer system was slow and I was quite anxious. But... »
The victim's valuables were taken away in broad daylight in Porur on Thursday. Photo: K. Pichumani

Woman gagged to death

Niece survives assault that occurred at daytime »
Work to create a walkers’ path and a park is progressing at a fast pace at Retteri Lake. Photo: B. Jyothi Ramalingam

Trust to create citizen groups to restore wetlands

Even as three major water bodies in the western part of the city are getting a makeover, Care Earth Trust, is planning to reach out to citizens in restoring wetlands through a series of workshops... »
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Fishermen getting nets ready for laoding onto boats in Tuticorin fishing harbour on thursday after a gap of 45 days when the ban on fishing was in effect. Photo: N. Rajesh
Tuticorin, May 29, 2015

Fishing ban ends today

After the mandatory 45-day ban on fishing along the east coast, all mechanised boats operating from the fishing harbour in Tharuvaikulam and Vembar are expected to resume operations from Saturday.<... »
K. A. Sengottuvel, president of the Tamil Nadu Milk Producers' Welfare Association addressing executive committee meeting in Salem. Photo: E. Lakshmi Narayanan
SALEM, May 29, 2015

Exclusive Aavin marketing unit sought

Aavin should open an exclusive State-level marketing unit and it should be allowed to take independent decisions, according to a resolution passed at the State executive committee meeting of Tamil... »
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

Short but clear message on paediatric cancer

The short film, Odi Vilayadu Papa, narrates the story of Ashwin, 4, whose life takes a turn for the worse when he is diagnosed with blood cancer. However, his parents are unaware that in some cases... »
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

Yard sale in Nungambakkam

If you’re up for some casual shopping, some browsing through clothes, accessories and home-ware and maybe would like your dog to have a dip in a pool, head to Nungambakkam on Saturday. Two architec... »
As many as 33,485 students appeared for CBSE Class X exams in Tamil Nadu. —Photo: M. Vedhan
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

Long wait, but happy ending

Dhyan Bohra of Kilpauk had to wait for over an hour after the CBSE Class X results for the Chennai region was declared on Thursday.“The computer system was slow and I was quite anxious. But,... »
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

Residents protest delay in works

Residents staged a demonstration on Thursday demanding speedy execution of repair work of sewer pipelines along Anna Main Road in K.K. Nagar.Traffic affectedTraffic has been af... »
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

Two arrested for hate speech

The Triplicane police on Thursday arrested Indian National League president Abdul Rahim alias Tada Rahim and Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi member Akram Khan in connection with their alleged inflamma... »
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

Student held on murder charge

The police have arrested a final-year engineering student in connection with the murder of a youngster in a house in Sadasiva Mehta Nagar off Nelson Manickam Road on Thursday morning. The victim wa... »
Makeover:Work to create a walkers’ path and a park is progressing at a fast pace at Retteri Lake.— Photo: B.Jothi Ramalingam
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

Trust to create citizen groups to restore wetlands

Even as three major water bodies in the western part of the city are getting a makeover, Care Earth Trust, is planning to reach out to citizens in restoring wetlands through a series of workshops s... »
A file photo of DMK treasurer M.K. Stalin
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

Stalin expresses concern over engineering education

DMK treasurer M.K. Stalin has sought the setting up of an experts committee, with top academicians from institutions such as the Indian Institute of Technology, to suggest specific measures for imp... »

Over 1,000 student visas processed at US embassy

IIT-Madras derecognises student group

Evidence of earliest murder comes to light

Terror accused moves HC

Relief for suspended sanitary inspector

Proper connectivity to Metro stations planned

Another Cooum crackdown

Post-Pahal, sale of LPG cylinders soars

Milk producers pouring more than 50 litres of milk on the roads in Vellode, during a protest demonstration urging the State Government to increase the milk procurement price, in Erode. File Photo
May 29, 2015

Milk producers look to Aavin

ncrease in milk production and shortage of facility at Aavin to procure excess milk have left farmers in the lurch over the last few days, forcing farmers take turns to return home with their milk. »
May 29, 2015

Subbaraj obtains stay on Hindi remake of Jigarthanda

Filmmaker Karthik Subbaraj has obtained a stay on the Hindi remake of his smash hit Tamil film, Jigarthanda, which managed to do well at the box office and get noticed by the critics. ... »
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

Kaakka Muttai set for overseas release

After bagging two national awards and getting critical acclaim at many international film festivals, Kaakka Muttai is all set to charm overseas audiences. The film has b... »
Victoria Public Hall.—Photo: V. Ganesan
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

Heritage buildings to get a facelift

The city is setting out to present its best self to the visitors to the Global Investors Meet. Part of this is to give spruce up some of the fine heritage structures the city can boast of.Gr... »
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

Ministers make a beeline for banner licence

Following opposition to illegal banners by city residents, Cabinet Ministers have started making a beeline for the civic body to get licence for erecting digital banners on roads.Municipal A... »
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

Man dies of snake bite

A 45-year old employee of a textile shop died after he was bitten by a venomous snake on Wednesday night in West Tambaram.Police said Mohammed Ibrahim of CTO Colony in Lakshmipuram, West Tam... »
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

Another AIADMK man hacked to death

A member of the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam was hacked to death in Mannivakkam near Tambaram on Thursday morning.Krishnaraj, councillor from ward No. 12 of Mannivakkam vi... »
The victim's valuables were taken away in broad daylight in Porur on Thursday.- Photo : K. Pichumani
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

Woman gagged to death

In yet another murder of a woman in the city, a 58-year old homemaker was gagged to death at her home in Porur on Thursday afternoon. The incident shocked the quiet locality in the western suburb.... »
Chennai, May 29, 2015

28MAYCHMAK01_power_shutdown Power shutdown on Friday

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on Friday from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm for maintenance work.Supply will be resumed before 02.00 p.m. if the works are completed.... »
CHENNAI, May 29, 2015

HC grants permission for DVK meeting

The Madras High Court has directed the police to permit the Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam (DVK) to hold a rally and a procession for the abolition of superstitions and black magic, which it has plan... »

CRPF lady constable’s transfer order stayed

Shakuntala Balaraman passes away

Many students glad with their results, but had to wait long to check results

IIT-Madras derecognises student group

New Kalaiarangam, a blend of architectural styles

Chennai region secures 99.03% passes in class ten CBSE results

Firm invests Rs. 25 cr. on high-rise project

At their annual day

For an inclusive way of life

It’s hard to tell that Vasudha Prakash is in her fifties. Her enthusiasm is extremely infectious — for 13 years now, her non-profit for children with special needs, V-Excel Educational Trust, h... »
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Power Shutdown

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on May 08, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. »